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Feb 26, 2013 at 02:43pm IST

Rail Budget practical, implementable: P Chidambaram

New Delhi: Terming the Railway Budget for 2012-13 as "practical and implementable", Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said that his cabinet colleague Pawan Kumar Bansal has presented the finances of the railways in a very candid manner. "The Railway Minister has presented a very responsible, practical and implementable budget," Chidambram said.

Chidambaram, who will present the General Budget for fiscal 2012-13 on February 28, said, "Within the resources the railways can mobilise, I think he (Bansal) has done a remarkable job of providing new trains, new lines, extensions, capital works and production facilities."

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On the financial conditions of the railways, he said, "I think after many years, he (the Minister) has candidly stated the finances of the railways... I think it is a very commendable budget."

Rail Budget practical, implementable: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that his cabinet colleague Pawan Kumar Bansal has presented the finances of the railways in a very candid manner.

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